Rabbit Breed Question

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  1. Lexi01

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    Does anyone know what breed this is? I got her for free, they said she was 4 months but was pretty big for that. I'm assuming she's about 8 months now, kinda looks like the wild rabbits around here? I don't have a scale but would guess about 4 pounds? [​IMG]
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  2. Jedwards

    Jedwards Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Flemish Giant maybe? I had one that looked right like that and it would explain the size. Hope this helps!
     
  3. Lexi01

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    She's a little small compared to my friends Rex's if that helps?
     
  4. SternRose

    SternRose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Flemishs giant....... hummmmm, mine did look like that... He didnt get large until 1yr6monyhs. I think maybe sooner. Do u have the breeders #? You could always just ask them. Also you could see the parents.
     
  5. SternRose

    SternRose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe a Rex/Flemish cross?
     
  6. Bunnylady

    Bunnylady POOF Goes the Pooka

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    I think you can safely rule out Flemish. With an adult weight in excess of 13 lbs, a Flemish Giant would not weigh only 4 lbs at 8 months of age. Besides, there really isn't anything about this rabbit that suggests Flemish.

    IDK why Rex is coming up, either, since she clearly does not have a Rex coat.

    This rabbit is Chinchilla colored. The smallest of the Chinchilla breeds, the Standard Chin, matures around 6 lbs. That's a bit bigger than this rabbit, but it's a lot likelier than Flemish as the source of that color. Of course, Mini Rex come in Chinchilla, though it's not a real common color for them and, as I said, this rabbit doesn't have a Rex coat.[​IMG]
     
  7. SternRose

    SternRose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Flemish/newzealnd buck weighed about 61/2lbs at 6months when he died he weighed about 15lbs. This rabbit IS A CROSS. That I know. And those ears remind me of a Flemish. Maybe a little satin in her. I'm think 2 or 3 breeds in this bunnie.
     
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    They never texted me back or answered when I tried
     
  9. SternRose

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    That makes me wonder
     
  10. Lexi01

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    She was way sketchy and nervous at first kind of like a wild rabbit (we have grey ones in the area) so it made is wonder if they caught her and ended up not wanting her ?
     

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